Answers to some of the most frequently asked consumer questions are below. If you need more information please contact us.
Our commitment to delivering the best chicken, turkey and pork to your family's table is born from the belief that all families deserve to eat well. At Harvestland, we work with family farmers who raise our chickens, turkeys and hogs to our high standards, so you can feed your family affordable, healthy food raised with no-antibiotics-ever and on an all-vegetarian diet with no animal by-products in the feed. Our family farmers understand that respect for the animals and land goes hand-in-hand with raising healthy food. Some of our family farmers are seventh-generation farmers. Look for the family farmer name on our whole, fresh chickens. Meet some of our family farmers.
Our no-antibiotics-ever chickens and turkeys are raised in temperature-controlled housing with fresh-air ventilation, continuous access to feed and water, room to move about and periods of light and dark.
Our no-antibiotics-ever hogs are raised in both enclosed houses and open-air structures, depending upon the farm. In both, animals are given room to move about freely and fresh-air ventilation.
Our USDA Certified Organic chickens are raised with free-range access to the outdoors. Multiple doors the length of the chicken house and spacious ranging areas encourage the birds to venture outdoors when the weather is safe for them.
We never have and never will!
*Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones or steroids in poultry.
Raising animals with no antibiotics ever goes against the conventional thinking of many food companies who believe you need to continuously use antibiotics to keep animals healthy. That's because when you don't use antibiotics, you have to start with a healthier environment and put more effort into keeping the animals healthy. That includes a clean environment with fresh air and more room to move about with fewer animals in the same space.
As an added assurance, our animal welfare programs are audited. This includes the USDA Process Verified Programs for our no-antibiotics-ever chicken.
In addition, our organic chickens are raised to the strict standards for USDA Certified Organic, including free-range access to the outdoors.
All of our animals come from farms on some of the richest agricultural land in America, where the tradition of raising wholesome food runs deep. Our no-antibiotics-ever chickens are raised in the hills of western Kentucky, the agricultural heart of middle Georgia and the fertile farm country of the Carolinas, and our turkeys come from Indiana farms. Our hogs come from America's heartland, including Indiana, Iowa and Ohio. Our organic chickens are raised in and around Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, the Skagit Valley region of Washington State, California's Sonoma Valley region and on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Natural & Organic
Since more than 90% of the corn and 80% of the soybeans grown in the U.S. are raised from genetically modified seeds, most of the feed for our no-antibiotics-ever animals contains biotech grain. Chicken, turkey and pork are not genetically modified.
Our USDA Certified Organic chickens receive an organic diet, free of GMO ingredients.
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Many other companies use animal feeds that include animal by-products, including rendered meal from other livestock. All of our feeds are 100% vegetarian, made with grains and no animal by-products.
Our organic chickens also receive an all-vegetarian diet made exclusively from GMO-free, organically certified ingredients.
We carry fresh, frozen and refrigerate products, including chicken, turkey and pork. Visit the Products section to learn more about the PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® products available.
Our products are sold in stores nationwide. Click here for a listing of stores offering PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® products.
For more information on PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® products, contact email@example.com or call (800) 881-6250.
Yes, all of our products have nutritional information. Visit the Products section for specific nutritionals.
HARVESTLAND® fresh products do not contain allergens. For those products with additional ingredients, we clearly label any allergens.
The USDA recommends cooking poultry to an internal temperature of at least 165°F. For more information on how to properly cook chicken visit our Food Safety section.
For information on safe cooking and handling of PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® products, visit our Food Safety section.
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